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Harvey Milk

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  • In our supposed democracy, guns continue to rule

    In our supposed democracy, guns continue to rule
    In a democracy, nothing is supposed to matter more than the will of the people. So it was painful to watch last week as the will of the people was overturned and one of Arizona's duly elected representatives was forced from office. It wasn't a recall...
  • Jean Harris dies at 66; forceful gay-rights organizer

    Jean Harris dies at 66; forceful gay-rights organizer
    Jean Harris, a feisty advocate for gay and lesbian rights and longtime Democratic Party activist who helped elect openly gay candidates in California, has died. She was 66. Harris, who had a number of serious health problems, was found June 25 in her...
  • Why Calif. students should know that Harvey Milk was gay

  • Conservative Group Encourages Parents to Keep Kids Home from School on "Harvey Milk Day"

    Conservative Group Encourages Parents to Keep Kids Home from School on "Harvey Milk Day"
    Next Tuesday, May 22, is "Harvey Milk Day" in California. The observance is meant to honor the first openly gay man elected to public office, but leaders of Save California say that day will be about sexual indoctrination and not education in...
  • What will Harvey Milk Day Mean at Area Schools?

    What will Harvey Milk Day Mean at Area Schools?
    Have you laid out your kids’ clothes for school tomorrow or are you keeping them home, because tomorrow is Harvey Milk day? Last week, we first told you for a group calling for a class boycott because of a day members felt would instruct kids about...
  • Editorial: Honor the fallen in the civil rights war too

    On Memorial Day, we will again honor Americans who died in service to their country. Many of these men and women were, of course, gay, serving under that shameful compromise known as "Don't Ask, Don't Tell," and in deeper secrecy before that. With...
  • Two gay heroes thwart assassinations -- what a difference 35 years make

     
    A 20-year-old congressional college intern with only five days on the job saved Gabrielle Giffords’ life. Daniel Hernandez ran toward the sound of gunshots. He pressed Safeway workers’ aprons against the congresswoman’s head wound to stanch the...
  • Steamworks’ real purpose: sexual health advocacy

     
    For many, Steamworks is more than just a gay bathhouse, it’s a long-standing champion of sexual health advocacy with a long history of community outreach. We find out why....
  • Top 5 reasons I haven’t seen “The Tree of Life”

     
    1. Unless he is playing Harvey Milk, Sean Penn is not the best part of any movie. 2. The Alexandre Desplat score. If I'm deafened by a two-minute preview, that doesn't bode well for a two-hour film. 3. Creation began with a white Southern family in the...
  • Activists tell Boystown why marriage equality is still a fight

     
    While protesting equal marriage rights, activist Andrea Craine said she heard someone say, “They have civil unions, what are they still mad about?” She and other activists tell Boystown why they’re still angry at a repeal-DOMA rally....
  • Who would be your dream grand marshal for the Pride Parade?

     
    Fernanda Rocha, who is known for being the first lesbian cast member on the Real Housewives of Orange County, is serving as grand marshal of this year's Pride Parade. Rocha isn't exactly the most well-known member of the LGBTQ community, so we asked...